Faculty of Agriculture - University of Peradeniya

To implement training and research in biotechnology based on national priorities and to serve as an outreach and service center for national research and educational institutes as well as the private sector organizations, so as to serve the overall needs of the country and the region.

The techniques involved in Biotechnology research and development are common to both plants and animal and the scope can be widened to include multidisciplinary research activities in Biotechnology such as agriculture , medical dental aquaculture livestock forestry environment indigenous medicines pharmaceuticals industry etc.